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Additional Research Funding

Learn more about some of the research funding opportunities and assistance offered at Northwestern beyond the Office of the Provost.

Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

The Kaplan Institute for the Humanities provides a number of funding opportunities, including the Faculty Fellowship Program and publication subvention grants. Learn more on the Research/Funding webpage

Office for Research 

The Office for Research Development identifies and disseminates information on federal funding and other opportunities. Visit its Funding Resources page to subscribe to its weekly federal funding announcements.

The Office for Sponsored Research supports all sponsored projects at Northwestern, from proposal submission to award setup to progress updates to award closeout.

Office of Foundation Relations

The Office of Foundation Relations assists faculty in preparing proposals and connecting with private foundations to support research in areas ranging from science and engineering, to the social sciences, and to the arts. Visit its Find Funding webpage to find grants and outside resources.

Office of Corporate Engagement

The Office of Corporate Engagement works with faculty and administrators to facilitate philanthropic support, industry-sponsored research, mentoring, student placements, executive education and other collaborations. Faculty members can learn more about working with companies in the Corporate Engagement Process Guide on the Resources page. Faculty should contact Corporate Engagement if they are looking for industry leaders in their respective fields, or if a company has contacted them directly.